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Diversity and an Inclusive, Equitable Culture

Lazard is an intellectual capital business focused on delivering the best advice and solutions to clients. Achieving these objectives requires us to identify, develop and retain the best talent. A workforce comprised of people with varied backgrounds and experiences creates a rich diversity of thought that empowers us to challenge conventional wisdom, as diverse perspectives lead to better decisions.

Our appreciation of diversity’s strength is ingrained in our multi-cultural heritage. As a global firm that has grown organically from local roots in different countries, we have a deep tradition of respect for individual differences, which has been core to our success for more than 170 years.

The ongoing cultivation of diversity and an inclusive, equitable culture are essential to our continued growth. We are committed to sustaining an environment in which all employees – regardless of socioeconomic status, race, color, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, veteran or military status – can bring their whole selves to work to maximize their individual potential and our collective success.

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We cultivate a workplace culture where exceptional talent thrives. We promote diversity and inclusion, foster professional and personal development, and encourage our people to engage with the communities in which we live and work.

Diversity at a Glance

We are proud of the rich cultural diversity of our people, and we continue to increase Lazard’s overall diversity.




languages spoken


of global employees are women


of US employees are ethnic minorities


of our independent directors are women

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Our distinctive culture has developed organically across generations and geographies.

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